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© Municipal Councilor for Cultural Affairs of Porto Municipality, First Folio. Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499.

Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499

Registration year: 2013
Submission year: 
2012
Collection ID: 
2012-16

Although the Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India from 1497 to1499 is an anonymous work, it provides testimony of the pioneer sea voyage to India, one of the defining moments that changed the course of history. This manuscript is the only known contemporary copy of the report of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, whose journey apart from being one of the greatest pieces of European seamanship of that time, acted as a catalyst for a series of events that would change the world.

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© Municipal Councilor for Cultural Affairs of Porto Municipality, First Folio. Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499.
First Folio. Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499.
© Municipal Councilor for Cultural Affairs of Porto Municipality

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© Municipal Councilor for Cultural Affairs of Porto Municipality, Cover. Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499.
Cover. Journal of the first voyage of Vasco da Gama to India, 1497-1499.
© Municipal Councilor for Cultural Affairs of Porto Municipality
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